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  1. Two 'health officials' held for cheating job aspirantsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Telegraph

    Two men were arrested on Thursday for allegedly posing as health officials and cheating several youths by promising them government jobs in exchange of money. Police picked up Debanjan Sanyal of Madhyamgram and Sanjit Ghosh of Ghola in North 24-Parganas from outside the state health department's office in Sector V while they were giving a fake appointment letter to a job aspirant.

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  2. Office takeover after switchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, July 2: Tapas Chatterjee, who switched to Trinamul from the CPM yesterday, was today accused of forcibly taking possession of Left offices in Rajarhat-New Town allegedly because he would find it difficult to enter party offices run by local ruling party MLA Sabyasachi Dutta. Sources said Chatterjee's apprehension stemmed from the fact that his induction into Trinamul had been recommended by Barasat MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar, who is Dutta's arch-rival.

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  3. Allegations against me are false: RainaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    On Thursday, the India batsman denied allegations made by former IPL chairman-cum-commissioner Lalit Modi that he had received bribes from an Indian businessman. In a statement issued by his management team Rhiti Sports, Raina insisted he had "never been involved in any wrongdoing", and said he was considering legal action against Modi.

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  4. A lesson from governor MurmuRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    She was addressing the foundation day function of Delhi Public School, Bokaro, and lauded the cradle as one of the "best institutes" in Jharkhand. "Education is the key to success in personal and professional lives.

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  5. Thin crowd at Abhishek meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Balurghat, July 2: A Trinamul meeting addressed by MP Abhishek Banerjee failed to draw sufficient crowd at Kushmandi today with sources in the party attributing the thin gathering to factionalism in the organisation in South Dinajpur district. According to rough estimates, hardly 5,000 people attended the meeting of the Trinamul Youth Congress president, although district party leaders had claimed that over 20,000 people would throng the event.

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  6. CM push for hill surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    July 2: Mamata Banerjee today said she would write to the Centre requesting the Geological Survey of India to conduct a survey of the Darjeeling hills. The Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju, said the Centre would send an inter-ministerial team to the hills to assess the damage caused by the recent landslides.

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  7. Fresh landslide cuts off Darjeeling-Mirik road linkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A day after multiple landslides in three sub-divisions of Darjeeling district claimed 38 lives, besides washing away highways and damaging homes, a fresh landslide was reported at Gayabari - 56 km from Darjeeling - on Thursday. The latest landslide cut off the road link between Darjeeling and Mirik, which alone had accounted for 21 deaths in Wednesday's landslides, an official of the state disaster management department said.

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  8. Mamata, Rijiju visit landslide-hit areas in DarjeelingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju accompanied by Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia visited some landslide-affected areas of the region on Thursday. West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also visited landslide affected areas of Mirik on Thursday.

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  9. Protests against assault on CU teachers, VC says attacks 'unfortunate'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Branding the assault on teachers allegedly by supporters of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress students' wing as "unfortunate", Calcutta University vice chancellor Suranjan Das on Thursday admitted that the incident was a setback to the institution's heritage. Das had denied the incident on Wednesday.

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  10. Darjeeling landslides: Toll hits 32; Mamata, Rijiju visit areaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The toll in the landslides-ravaged Darjeeling hills of West Bengal rose to 32, with two more bodies being recovered on Thursday as relief and rescue operations continued in full swing, officials said. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the day visited the affected areas, and assured all assistance for the rehabilitation of the people.

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  11. Rescue operations in Darjeeling district, fresh landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Darjeeling : Rescue operations were underway in three subdivisions of Darjeeling district where multiple landslides have claimed 38 lives besides washing away highways and damaging homes. A fresh landslip was today reported at Gayabari, 56 km from Darjeeling today, cutting off the road link between Darjeeling and Mirik which alone had accounted for 21 deaths in yesterday's landslides, an official of West Bengal's Disaster Management Department said.

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  12. Protests against assault on Calcutta University teachersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Hundreds of teachers and professors on Thursday staged a march in the city condemning the assault on Calcutta University faculty members allegedly by supporters of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress students' wing. Besides the protest march, many teachers and intellectuals along with former Supreme Court judge A.K. Ganguly participated in a sit-in demonstration against the "attack on democracy".

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  13. Darjeeling landslide relief work on; CM, Rijiju visit areaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Relief and rescue operations continued in full swing on Thursday in the landslide-hit Darjeeling hills of West Bengal as central and state governments reached out to the affected people, officials said. A string of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall killed at least 30 people and over a dozen were still missing, they said.

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  14. Darjeeling landslide deaths 38, heavy rains continue in Uttarakhand, GujaratRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The toll in the Darjeeling landslides has increased to 38 as monsoon rains continue to play havoc across the country. Reports said at least 38 people died so far in a series of landslides in the hills sub-divisions of Darjeeling, Kurseong and Kalimpong since Tuesday.

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  15. Heavy rains to continue lashing DarjeelingRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    West Bengal's Darjeeling hills, where rain-triggered massive landslides claimed at least 30 lives, will continue to witness "widespread and heavy" downpour in the next 48 hours, the Met Office said on Thursday. "Widespread rain is likely in almost all places in Darjeeling in the next 48 hours .

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  16. Heavy rains, landslide in Uttarakhand; destroy crops in GujaratRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | India.com

    Uttarakhand, July 2: Incessant rains in Uttarakhand triggered landslide on the Haldwani-Ramnagar highway. High speed winds coupled with rains also caused uprooting of trees and affected power supply in various parts of the state.

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  17. Darjeeling landlsides kill 38, vital road links cut offRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times of India

    A series of landslides triggered by overnight heavy rain left at least 38 people dead, 23 missing and more than 500 displaced in West Bengal's Darjeeling district.

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  18. JharkhandRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    One of the oldest buildings in the heart of Jamshedpur resembled a Venetian float house on Wednesday, courtesy city guardians who have blocked drains to widen roads. The monsoon trough, which had drifted up north towards the foothills of the Himalayas, was revived in Jharkhand on Wednesday, resulting in widespread rainfall.

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  19. Death rolls downhill, buries many in DarjeelingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Torrential overnight rain has triggered the worst landslides in Darjeeling district in half a century, leaving at least 41 people dead or missing in Kurseong and Kalimpong. The worst-affected division is Singbuli tea garden's Tingling, a kilometre from a must-stop picturesque viewpoint between Mirik and Siliguri.

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  20. State logs in to digital IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Chief minister Raghubar Das is all ears in Ranchi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Digital India Week in Delhi on Wednesday and employees of the General Post Office, which has lined up a string of programmes, watch the proceedings in Jamshedpur. Pictures by Prashant Mitra and Bhola Prasad Ranchi, July 1: Digital India Week, launched with great fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium today to transform India into a digitally empowered mega knowledge economy, had a proud Jharkhand moment.

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